By Light Merges with Axom Technologies, Expanding Business Focus on Intelligence
Merger combines high-growth, mission-focused companies specializing in rapidly expanding market segments
February 27, 2018 03:16 PM Eastern Standard Time
ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–By Light Professional IT Services LLC (By Light) announced today it is merging with Axom Technologies, as Axom becomes a wholly owned subsidiary of By Light and will operate as a separate division.
Axom was created with a mission to serve the nation by delivering secure, state of the art information technology, cyber solutions, and engineering services. As the leading Internal Service Provider (ISP) deploying, maintaining, and securing networks that provide connectivity and interoperability, Axom has a strong understanding of the needs surrounding the intelligence community. By Light provides comprehensive hardware and software systems engineering solutions for the design and implementation of both classified and unclassified government networks. Together, By Light and Axom can offer an expanded range of scalable, cost effective enterprise-wide services to both existing and new customers, while also increasing the competitiveness of the combined company for highly sought-after work in the Defense and Intelligence communities.
“Our merger with Axom represents a significant milestone in the achievement of our vision to strengthen our services offerings, expand our client base, and provide additional professional growth opportunities for our employees,” said Bob Donahue Jr., CEO and Founder of By Light. “With the skills and experience of Axom, By Light is better positioned to support customer needs now and in the future.”
By Light is backed by Sagewind Capital, a private equity firm based in New York City that provides capital and financial resources to help promising companies achieve success faster. Sagewind’s philosophy of investing in companies with strong management teams in the government/defense, business and healthcare services sectors is made successful by providing additional strategic, operating and financial support.
About Axom Technologies
Axom Technologies is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business located in the heart of Annapolis Junction, MD. Axom was founded in 2004 with a mission to serve the nation by delivering secure, top-of-the-line Information Technology, Cyber Solution, and Engineering Services; and currently holds 10 DoD prime programs supporting Fort Meade, DISA, SOCOM and other DoD customers.
About By Light Professional IT Services LLC
Founded in 2002, By Light (www.bylight.com) is an ISO 9001, 20000, 27001, HITRUST and CMMI Dev 3 registered and certified company, providing a full range of professional services, hardware, and software engineering solutions to defense, civilian, and commercial customers worldwide.
About Sagewind Capital LLC
Sagewind Capital Partners LLC (www.sagewindcapital.com) is a New York-based middle market private equity firm. The principals of Sagewind have a proven track record of providing capital and financial resources to help promising small and middle market companies achieve success faster while generating long-term equity value. Through its investments, Sagewind Capital is building a portfolio of companies in key sectors that have the potential for organic growth and can serve as platforms for substantial value creation through a buy-and-build strategy of strategic acquisitions.
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